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Ala: Lance W. Woods Charged with Video Voyeurism
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Ala: Lance W. Woods Charged with Video Voyeurism

(STL.News) – Federal prosecutors on Monday charged a Tennessee resident with video voyeurism, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Tennessee Valley Authority Police and Emergency Management. A one-count Information filed in U.S. District Court charges Lance W. Woods, 56, of Cypress Inn, TN, with violating a voyeurism statute that prohibits capturing an image of a private area of an individual without their consent.  The incident occurred on April 29, 2019, at a Tennessee Valley Authority facility located in Colbert County, Alabama. The maximum penalty for video voyeurism is one year in prison. The Tennessee Valley Authority Police investigated the case.  Assistant United States Attorney Michael Pillsbury is prosecuting the case. An information contains only charges.  A defendan...
Birmingham, Ala; U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona Announces $374,883.00 Award
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Birmingham, Ala; U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona Announces $374,883.00 Award

Birmingham, Ala; U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona Announces $374,883.00 Award to Improve School Safety | USAO-NDAL (STL.News) – U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona announced that the Alabaster City Schools’ Board of Education received $374,883.00 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). Nationally, the COPS Office SVPP awarded nearly $50 million in school safety funding.  SVPP provides up to 75% funding for school safety measures in and around primary and secondary schools and school grounds. “I am pleased to announce that the COPS Office has awarded this grant to the Alabaster City Schools’ Board of Education this year,” Escalona said. “The safety of our students is a top priority and this grant will...